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night's powerball drawing.what we know about the winners.. coming up. up.and the republican presidential candidates are back in south carolina today. we'll tell you what's on tap for tonight's debate. debate. 3 lots of sun today, with highs in the 50s.wet conditions and the chance for wintry weather are on the way.details.. coming up. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 14.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 sunny skies will dominate tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 all new from 3 3 3 3 cam on--at the s.c.d.o.t. here's a live look 3 we're watching: watching: 3 center.crew traffic over to the pit now lets send it 3 now lets send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 all new from overnight..there
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winning tickets out there for last night's record breaking powerball jackpot. jackpot.that 1-point-6 billion dollar prize will be split three ways. ways.the winning tickets were sold in california, tennessee, and florida.this is a look inside the 7-11 store in chino hills, california where one of those tickets was sololyou can see a huge crowd gathered there last night after the news broke.the store's owner says he's thrilled. 3 3 3 "i'm very, very happy, whoever possibly won from here, and i'm thankful to my chino hill people, they support me all year long." long." 3 lottery officials say the ticket in tennesse was sold in munford which is north of memphisthe winners' identities have not been revealed.the winners can opt for annual payments over 30 years.. or one lump sum. 3 here's a look at those winning numbers.we know north carolina has two 2-million dollar winners.that means they
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the power play.the jackpot now goes to 40 million dollars ahead of saturday's drawing. 3 3 tonight... 10 of the republican candidates for president will be on stage for their first debate of the year. it's happening in north charleston. charleston.fox business network is hosting tonight's debate.. which is set to focus on economic, domestic, and international policy.the seven candidates with the highest poll numbers will debate at 9:00.the lolor polling candidates will square off at 6:00.. with the exception of rand paul.he says he won't take part after the network announced he would be bumped from the main stage. 3 senator ted cruz may face some tough questions tonight after it was revealed he failed to disclose a loan he got for his congressional campaign. campaign.the new york times says cruz's federal fundraising reports did not include a million dollars that was borrowed for his 2012 campaign.the loans include money from goldman sachs, where cruz's wife works.the report says the loans were all paid back.a spokesperson for the cruz campaign says it was a mistake, and they are working with federal
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3 here's a look at the field of 12 republicans running for their party's nomination. nomination.and the top three democrats are also preparing for a debate.they'll meet in charleston on sunday. 3 3 authorities in jakarta, indndesia are working to figure out who is responsible for a deadly terror attack. attack.police say it all started around 11 am local time with a suicide bombing inside a starbucks.at least two other gunmen then began shooting outside the coffee shop, and throwing grenades at police.two more suicide bombers hit near a police station.authorities say at least six victims and five attackers are dead.local officials believe the attack is connected to isis.. but no one has claimed responsibility. 3 3 covering our counties--this morning, the man accused of killing three people in buncombe county is expected to be back in court. court.pierre griffin is facing a long list of charges, including three counts of first degree murder. murder.investigators say griffin killed alexandra king and tatianna diz on october 27.. then dumped their bodies
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river.then.. police say griffin went to the pisgah view apartments and killed uhon johnson.griffin was arrested later that night on i-26, after leading law enforcement on a chase. 3 investigators in spartanburg county need your help finding a man accused of attempted murder. murder.byron sanders is wanted for an attack that happened new years day.spartanburg police say the victim was found on northview street with stab wounds.police tell us sanders has warrants out for attempted murder and weapons possession.if you see him, call 1-888-crime sc. 3 a business in laurens county is investing millions of dollars to expand their facility. facility.we're told "d-and-w fine pack" will invest 20 million to upgrade and add new machinery.they are also creating about 60 jobs over the next five years.hiring should start this summer.for more information.. just head to fox carolina dot com. 3 now for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 sunny skies will 3 dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s. 3 ((adlibs)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, 3 good morning, ashley-- ashley-- 3 the upstate is preparing to honor the legacy of doctor martin luther king, junior this weekend.we're live in greenville with more on how you can take part. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate-- you're watching the
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning
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taking a live look inside the td convention center, where the city is hosting their annual mlk breakfast for city workers. 3 3 officials in turkey say the man who killed 10 people in a suicide bombing registered as a refugee just last week. week.investigators say the attacker was a 27 year old syrian man who was affiliated with the islamic state.that group has not claimed responsibility for tuesday's attack.. which killed 10 tourists in istanbul.turkish authorities have also arrested five people who are believed to be connected. 3 prosecutors in italy say they've made an arrest in the murder of an american artist. artist.authorities say the suspect is a 25 year old man from senegal, who entered the country illegally. investigators believe he killed ashley olsen.she was found strangled in her apartment on saturday.the 35 year old artist was a florida native, who'd been living in florence.authorities say they have dna evidence and witness reports that link the suspect to the murder.
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students have died during a service trip in honduras. leaders at columbia university in new york say three young women were killed when their bus overturned wednesday.the students were traveling with the group, "global brigades," and were there to work with local doctors.the school says some other students were hurt, and they're working to get them back to the united states. 3 leaders at the news channel al- jazeera america say up to 700 of their workers could lose their jobs this year. year.president kate o'brian announced during a staff meeting on wednesday that they're going off the air april 30th. the news channel had been suffering from low ratings since its launch in 2013.analysts say the station is only averaging between 20- thousand and 40-thousand viewers per day.a company memo states they will be expanding into other digital platforms after the shut down. 3 3 martin luther king day is this coming monday -- and some big events are planned for our area leading up to it. it.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in greenville this morning with a preview of
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3 big event happening here at the hyatt regency... first ever "king legacy weekend scholarship gala" 3 3 - sold out event- - one of many events "rainbow push coalition" is sponsoring- talked to the chairwoman of the group- college fair featuring *stem* schools... at gunter theater- several historically black colleges
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3 more events happening on sunday and monday... we'll talk more about them in our next half hour hour 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 3 sunny skies will dominatete today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in
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highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies and a chance for brief mountain snow, with highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens and 20s. sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly
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brief mountain snow, with highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens and 20s. 3 ((weather hit))
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chris is in the 3 chris is in the traffic center now: 3 3 3 we're watching: antioch church rd @ hwy 25hwy 9 @ i-85i-26 east exit 21 disabled vehicle vehicle 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3
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need to know..henderson county deputies have made an arrest in a stabbing that sent a teen to the hospital.roland mcmahan is charged with assault in the attack tuesday night.there's been no word on the 19 year old's condition. 3 there are now two women serving in the south carolina senate.democrat margie bright matthews was officially sworn in this week.she was elected last year to replace the late senator clementa 3 clemson head coach dabobo swinney is now the first acc coach to win the "paul 'bear' bryant coach of the year" award.swinney is an alabama nativivwho played for the crimson tide.clemson's perfect season ended monday night with a loss to alabama in the national championship. 3 and here's a live look at clemson university--you're watching the morning news on
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3 the morning news on fox carolina.we're looking live in downtown greenville. 3 3 soso sad news to pass along to you this morning -- british actor "alan rickman" has passed away.rickman's family says he died this morning in london after battling cancer.. rickman became famous with his role as **hans gruber** in the film **die hard**.he's also played professor snape in the harry potter films.rickman was known for his unique voice.he was 69. 3 while many of you may be disappointed the big powerball jackpot is over, one nfl player had some fun with it. it.saint louis rams defensive end "chris long" was in virginia buying powerball tickets wednesday.trying to avoid attention, long dressed
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a local news crew spotted the star and interviewed him about what he would do if he won the powerball.lontweeted late last night that it was a dream come true for him to finally make it on the local news. 3 time for weather with nicole. 3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s.
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3 time for traffic. 3 we're watching: east north st @ pelham rdantioch church rd @ hwy 25hwy 9 @ i-85 i-26 east exit 21disabled vehicle vehicle 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.it finally happened...the world's biggest powerball drawing has not justst one.. but three winners.we'll tell you where those tickets were sold. 3 here's a live look over greenville--you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 the morning news starts now. now. 3 several events are planned for mlk day.we'll tell you how you cananstart honoring him this weekend in the upstate. upstate. 3 another chilly start.i'll tell you if it will warm up plus when we could see some winter weather. weather.and we have a winner. actually three.coming up where the winning tickets for last night's 1.5 billon dollar powerball drawing were sold. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 14.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining
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3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with
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should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s. 3 ((wrap up)) 3 time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching:east north st @ pelham rdantioch church rd @ hwy 25hwy 9 @ i-85 i-26 east exit 21disabled vehicle vehicle 3 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3
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now waiting to find out who is holding the winning tickets from the biggest lottery jackpot in history. history.there are three winning powerball tickets out there.. in california, tennessee and florida. florida.we know one of them was sold a athis 7-11 in chino hills, california.tons of people swarmed the store last night after the drawing.the one-point-six billion dollar jackpot will now be split three ways. ways.we also know two people in north carolina are holding tickets worth two million dollars.this is a look at the winning numbers.the jackpot now goes to 40 million. 3 3 tonight.. south carolina is hosting the first republican presidential debate of the year. year.the top seven candidates will debate on the main stage at 9:00 on fox business network.three low-polling candidites will have their debate at 6:00.but kentucky senator rand paul won't be at either debate.he's refusing to take part after the network moved him off the main stage. 3 we're more than two weeks away from the iowa caucuses.. but republican leaders are already looking ahead to the convention this summer.with so many candidates running, party
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for the possibilty that no one will get enough votes to secure the nomination.party officials say they're planning to meet privately today to go over possible scenarios if there is no clear winner when the july convention comes around. 3 here's a look at those 12 republican candidates still in the race. race.and these are the top three democrats.they are set to debate in charleston on sunday.we've also learned they'll be in columbia on monday for the king day rally at the statehouse. 3 3 a cherokee county man is behind bars in spartanburg accused of trying to kill a man during an argument over a woman. arrested sunday and charged with attempted murder. murder.incident reports state jones shot the man near the crescent hills apartments on december 21st.police say they found the victim on the side of the road.investigators say the victim and jones were both involved with at the time. 3 greenville county deputies are looking for a man they say robbed a beauty supply store at gunpoint.it happened at sally's beauty supply products
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new year's eve.deputies say the suspect walked into the store and demanded cash.they say he then took off in a 90's champagne colored toyota corolla. investigators say he's thin, in his 30's, about 5-foot-9, with blue eyes. anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers. 3 the former union county head football coach is speaking publicly about being let go from the team. team.earlier this week -- the district's interim superintendent says steve tanneyhill's contract was not renewed.he joined the team in 2012 and leaves with a 22-27 record.tanneyhill says he plans to pursue coaching options in south carolina-- saying quote: 3 "i've coached some outstanding players, worked with great coaches, and met some great friends in my short four years in union.i'm very thankful for those relationships.change is inevitable, and that's where we are now.i wish the players and coaches nothing but success next season and beyond. you can read his full statement on our website, fox carolina dot com. 3 3 the rainbow push coalition is sponsoring a *series* of
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dr. martin luther king junior. 3 the first ever "king legacy weekend" starts tomorrow. tomorrow.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in downtown greenville- to tell us about these events. 3 - rainbow push: sponsoring a gala here tomorrow night- a college fair on saturday... and a special mlk service on sunday evening eveningblood drive on monday:- "diversity the blood supply" blood connection: - focus on those who may not be able to find a match- a lot of african- americans have specific, rare antigens in their blood- hard to find compatible blood 3 3 3 3 "we need everyone to donate, but i also need specific groups.. these different ethnic groups to donate for their own ethnic groups. it helps and it gives back." back."monday: 11 to 4 at the phyllis wheatley community
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3 info on all of these events on fox carolina dot comnext houu - we'll talk to some of the people behind these events events
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3 and happening right now..the annual mlk breakfast is underway at the td conventionon center in greenville.this is the 34th year the city of greenville has held this event. we're told city workers have also taken part in a coat drive as part of a service project in honor of mlk weekend. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s.
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3 now time for traffic with chris. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--
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3 it's ______."friends" fans have asked for it for years and now it looks like a reunion is finally happening.. but will it live up to expectations??we're talking about it--next. 3 here's a live look in los angeles.the oscar nominations being announced.-- you're watching the morning news on
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3 you're watching news with lauren elise, ben hill, nicole
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you are looking live at --
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3 leaders in the south carolina senate are asking for a plan to raise money to fix roads. roads.republican senator ray cleary, from the lowcountry,
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today to work on a plan. members of the house passed a bill last year that would have raised the gas tax.the bill stalled once it reached the senate and expired as the year ended.state leaders have passionately been pushing for a plan to fix roads ever since historic flooding ruined a long list of roads in october. 3 governor nikki haley says she has a plan to help students do better in school. school.haley announced her plan with state superintendent "molly spearman".they want to offer students the chance to graduate from college debt- free.the plan also includes providing up to 200-million dollars a year to maintain and build schools.governor haley's education budget proposal for next school year includes 15- million dollars for teacher incentives. 3 it looks like the cast of "friends" is finally getting back together next month. month.according to leaders at nbc -- the cast will reunite for a 2 hour special to honor legendary director "james burrows".but before fans get too excited, execs say all six main characters may not appear at the same time.they say -- logistically -- it may be impossible because of the current careers of all the
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and ran for ten years.the special airs on february 21st. 3 time for weather and traffic.
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today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies and a chance for brief mountain snow, with highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens and 20s. sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in
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highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid- 50s. sunday will bring mostly cloudy skies and a chance for brief mountain snow, with highs in the 30s to mid-40s. next week becomes cold and clear, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens and 20s.
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3 let's send it over to chris for traffic. 3 3 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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traffic sponsored by 3 kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 and time for birthday shout- outs...-lagail from greenville. -willie from anderson.-jasmine from gray court.-belated: robert from anderson. anderson.-happy birthday sandy from gray court. court.if you'd like us to 3 mention a birthday on the air, send the name, date, and hometown to *birthdays at fox carolina dot com.*and let us know if you'd like to see it in either the 7 or 8 o'clock hour. 3 we'll be right back.but first... a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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3 we're back with news you need to know...the president of indonesia is calling a series of deadly blasts acts of terror.local media reports at least three suicide bombers **blew themselves up** in a popular square and starbucks cafe overnight.police say seven people are dead including 4 attackers. 3 later this morning -- pierre griffin is due in a buncombe county courtroom.griffin is charged in the deaths of alexandra king and tatianna diz along with another man.the two women dissappeared in october before their bodies were found in the french broads river.
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president will be on stage for their first debate of the year in north charleston.the debat is hosted by fox business network.the lower polled candidates will take the stage at six, the prime time debate starts at nine. 3 sunny skies will dominate today with highs in the 50s. tonight, clouds increase with lows in the 30s. rain moves in late morning on friday, with highs in the upper 40s. skies should clear for saturday, with highs back in the mid-50s.
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3 let's get one last look at traffic. 3 we're watching:hwy 290@ commerce ctcaldwell rd@ hwy 11 blockedi-26 eastexit 21 disabled vehicle vehicle 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 workers with the non-profit "paws chicago" say a rescued puppy -- named herbert -- is working on getting adopted. adopted. 3 3 3 the organization posted this video on their facebook page
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is with a foster family so he can get used to being around people.he's a 5 month old bully breed that was saved from the pound.the post also says a treat off camera was probably helping him smile as well.herbert is expected to ready for adoption next week. 3 thanks for joining us for the morning news on fox carolina. don't forget to join diana,
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